Goal: to help the child come to a deeper understanding of the Church as a community of faith which he/she belongs.
Vocabulary (new to grade)
Apostles Creed – a statement of belief.
Assumption of Mary – when Mary rose to Heaven to live with God and Jesus.
Confirmation – the sacrament in which the Holy Spirit comes to us in a special way to give us courage to live as Jesus’ disciples.
Creator – a name for God who made the universe and everything in it.
Mystery – something that is difficult or impossible to explain or understand.
Pentecost – the day the Holy Spirit came to the disciples
Prayers to Know:
Apostles Creed Twenty Mysteries of the Rosary
Goal: To help the student understand that followers of Jesus are called to share the Good News of Jesus with others and to build the Kingdom of God on earth by living as a disciple of Jesus.
Ark of the Covenant – a box of wood that was covered with pure gold, which stored the tablets that the 10 Commandments were carved on.
Beatitudes – Guidelines for true happiness taught by Jesus
Consecration- the part of the Mass when the priest says the same words as Jesus did over the bread and the wine.
Covenant – An agreement or promise between God and his people
Kingdom of God – the term used by Jesus to describe the power of God’s love active in our world
Manna – food which was supplied by a miracle to the Israelites in the wilderness
New Covenant – a new relationship between God and humans, declaring Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior
Prophet – someone who brings a message from God to people
Salvation History – the story of God’s plan to forgive the sins of his people and restore them to his friendship
Savior – a name for Jesus. He became man to save all human beings from sin and death
Spiritual and Corporal Works of Mercy – ways we care about one another’s physical and spiritual needs
Tabernacle – a golden treasure box used to house the Eucharist outside of Mass
Witness – one who can give evidence based on personal and immediate knowledge of a fact, event, or experience
Prayers and Concepts to Know:
Acts of Faith, Hope and Love (simple form)
How to Say the Rosary
Order of the Mass
Examination of Conscience
Spiritual and Corporal Works of Mercy
Our Lady Queen of Peace
2700 South 19th Street
Arlington, Virginia, 22204, USA
Office hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (closed on federal holidays)Weekend Mass Schedule
Saturday: Vigil Mass at 5:30 pm
Sunday: 8 am, 9:30 am, 11:15 am, 1 pm (Spanish),
6 pm (young adult)